James Madison University

Meet the Presenter

Play Therapy for Children, Tweens and Teens:
An Evidence-Informed Approach
Thursday, May 18, 2017
Integrative Play Therapy for the
Treatment of Childhood Trauma
Friday, May 19, 2017

Sueann Kenney-Noziska

Sueann Kenney-Noziska, LCSW, Registered Play Therapist -Supervisor

Sueann Kenney-Noziska is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Registered Play Therapist Supervisor specializing in using play therapy in clinical practice with children, adolescents, and their families. As part of her clinical work, she provides outpatient psychotherapy to children and adolescents who have been impacted by abuse and trauma.

Sueann provides case consultation, as well as clinical and play therapy supervision.  She is an author, instructor of play therapy, guest lecturer, and internationally recognized speaker on the topic of play therapy. 

Sueann is author of the book "Techniques - Techniques - Techniques: Play-Based Activities for Children, Adolescents, & Families", a manual which highlights the original play therapy interventions she has contributed to the field.    


Sueann is known as a dynamic, engaging presenter with a reputation for providing practical and clinically useful play therapy interventions. She is President of Play Therapy Corner, Incorporated, an organization dedicated to supporting and facilitating professional development for counseling and mental health professionals who use play therapy in their clinical practice. Sueann is actively involved in the play therapy community locally and on a national level.

She received her Bachelors of Psychology with honors from the University of South Dakota, Masters of Social Work from San Diego State University, and a Specialized Certificate in Play Therapy from the University of California San Diego. Sueann has several original play therapy interventions referenced in different publications.